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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 336.9
  • Total Fat: 17.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,285.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 16.0 g

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Scott's Venus deMilo soup

Submitted by: SCOTTMORSE

Introduction

A variation of a recipe made famous by the Venus deMilo Restaurant in Swansea Massachusetts, this delicious soup is a crowd pleaser. One 12 oz.. bowl of this thick, hearty soup is only 258 calories. A variation of a recipe made famous by the Venus deMilo Restaurant in Swansea Massachusetts, this delicious soup is a crowd pleaser. One 12 oz.. bowl of this thick, hearty soup is only 258 calories.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    3 tbsp. olive oil
    1 medium onion - diced
    3 stalks celery - sliced
    1 or 2 cloves garlic - minced
    3/4 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. ground pepper
    1 lb. 85% lean ground beef
    1 lb. frozen mixed vegetables
    1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
    3 tbsp. beef flavored soup base
    2 bay leaves
    48 oz. water
    1 cup orzo

Directions

Heat olive oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add onion, celery salt and pepper. Reduce heat and sweat while stirring until translucent. Add garlic and stir until you smell the garlic. Don't overcook the garlic! Break up the hamburg into the pot and cook, stirring occasionally, until no longer red. Add the tomatoes and mixed vegetables. Stir together. Add water, soup base and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Add orzo and stir occasionally to prevent sticking. Cook 10-12 more minutes. Remove bay leaves. Makes 8 12-oz. servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SCOTTMORSE.






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  • this is such a tasty soup/meal.thanks for sharing! a keeper!the veggies i prefer to use are frozen diced carrots and green peas.Yummmm - 1/25/09

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  • Please review the amount of servings this recipe makes - the "nutritional info" says 1 serving per recipe. That cannot be correct. - 8/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love the orzo in it - 10/2/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was fantastic - thanks for sharing! In place of the frozen veggies I used fresh spinach, beet greens and zucchini, but I imagine most any non-starchy veggies would be good. My only problem was stopping at one bowl! - 7/10/08

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